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Alhadiah, Abdullah – TESOL International Journal, 2021
Because English language is the medium of instruction in the engineering colleges of all Saudi universities, the aim of this study is to identify the perceived communication needs of undergraduate engineering students using English for specific purposes (ESP) at one such institution, where English is considered a foreign language. Several needs…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Engineering Education
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Guetterman, Timothy C.; Creswell, John W.; Deutsch, Charles; Gallo, Joseph J. – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2019
The Mixed Methods Research Training Program for the Health Sciences aims to enlarge the national pool of trained investigators in mixed methods and improve the quality of grant applications to the National Institutes of Health. Selected scholars are assigned a consulting team, participate in webinars, and attend an annual "retreat"…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Consultants, Workshops, Intervention
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de Vries, Peter – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2017
This article examines generalist primary (elementary) school teachers' self-efficacy in teaching music. Five teachers, each with five years teaching experience, were interviewed for the study. Using this interview data narratives were constructed for each of the five teachers. These narratives focused on what factors contributed to the level of…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Music, Music Education, Foreign Countries
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Creswell, Ian – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2011
The author, Head of Year 7 at Cantell Maths and Computing College in Southampton, describes the development of an innovative approach to Year 7, which is based on the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency programme "Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills". He shows how the new approach evolved and continues to develop…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 6, Educational Innovation, Differences
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Harkness, Shelly Sheats; Noblitt, Bethany – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2018
A student, Stuart, related perimeter to pixels and the professor, Beth, moved back and forth between "reserved believing" and "reserved doubting" and "doubting" teacher actions (Elbow, 1986; Harkness & Noblitt, 2017) while assessing the merit of his conjecture in the moment. Video allowed the researchers to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers
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Junaedah; Thalib, Syamsul Bahri; Ahmad, Muhammad Arifin – International Education Studies, 2020
Working outside can be harder than inside; one may be physically more active, regularly battling against the elements and often more alert -- watchful for potential dangers. Overall education out of doors is physically and mentally taxing. We have to be convinced all the effort is for a good reason (Bilton, 2010, p. 12). The researchers applied…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Accuracy, Outdoor Education, Games
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Hitchcock, Laurel Iverson; Báez, Johanna Creswell; Sage, Melanie; Marquart, Matthea; Lewis, Kaitlyn; Smyth, Nancy J. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 resulted in major disruption for social work education, as many teachers and programs shifted from on-campus classes to remote or blended teaching using digital technologies. Social work educators have an opportunity to apply the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic to meet the needs of students and communities…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Social Work, Counselor Training
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Celoria, Davide; Roberson, Ingrid – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This study examines new principal coaching as an induction process and explores the emotional dimensions of educational leadership. Twelve principal coaches and new principals--six of each--participated in this qualitative study that employed emergent coding (Creswell, 2008; Denzin, 2005; Glaser & Strauss, 1998; Spradley, 1979). The major…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Coaching (Performance), Staff Orientation, Leadership Training
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Yuliyatno; Mustaji; Sitompul, Nurmida Catherine – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Although there are some studies revealing the effectiveness of the implementation of flipped classroom, but a study investigating the feasibility and effectiveness of weblog integration during the implementation of flipped classroom for teaching civics is still scarce. This study aimed at investigating the feasibility and the effectiveness of the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Civics, Instructional Effectiveness
Fontenot, Christopher S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This phenomenological study explored student perceptions regarding their preparation for transition into post-secondary programs of study. The researcher used interpretation to objectively step back from the study and develop a broader meaning of participants' experiences of the central phenomenon (Creswell, 2017). The researcher used individual…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Parochial Schools, Phenomenology, Student Attitudes
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Baleria, Gina – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
The purpose of this exploratory qualitative study was to discover how a single, relational intervention in a digital space focused on civil, respectful conversation across difference might influence digital media literacy (DML) among college students, with the goal of increasing college students' sense of belonging and level of curiosity. The…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Sense of Community, Personality Traits, Interpersonal Communication
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Zurqoni; Retnawati, Heri; Arlinwibowo, Janu; Apino, Ezi – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
Recently character education has been holding an important role for improving the human resources quality. This study aims to describe the strategy, the implementation and the results of character education in senior and vocational high schools in four provinces within the Java Island, Indonesia. The study was a phenomenology-type qualitative…
Descriptors: Values Education, High Schools, Vocational High Schools, Foreign Countries
Bryant, Steven – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The divide of America and the racial injustices occurring support the need for ensuring faculty development to confront race and racial inequities in the classroom (Hughey, 2012). This study explored the experiences of White faculty members who incorporate racial dialogue in their courses. Based on ten interviews, one focus group, and a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Faculty Development, Racial Differences, Teacher Attitudes
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Báez, Johanna Creswell; Marquart, Matthea; Chung, Rebecca Yae-Eun; Ryan, Delia; Garay, Kristin – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2019
With the growth of online and distance education in social work, faculty training and support need to be provided to ensure high-quality online social work education. A model for training social work educators in online teaching is outlined that focuses on pedagogy, technology, and social work values. Columbia University School of Social Work's…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, College Faculty, Online Courses, Social Work
Walburn, H. Lincoln – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Each year the number of individuals who join the military is around 150,000, and many only spend four to eight years in the military before leaving to find their next career as a civilian. Many of these veterans enroll in higher education and begin to utilize the educational benefits they earned through their military service. Student veterans…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Veterans, Educational Benefits, Military Service
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